Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

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Clarice Assad and the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

We are thrilled to present the collaboration between the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet and Clarice Assad, who have known each other for many years, having discovered a striking musical affinity early on in their friendship.  They have developed an eclectic programme of genre-defying music full of rhythm, energy, humour and emotion, which they look forward to presenting on disc and in concert in 2020 and the 20-21 season. The new CD, featuring this extraordinary combination of musicians, will be released by Chandos in July 2020.

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Aquarelles special guests at Craig Ogden’s Guitar Jamboree

Aquarelles special guests at Craig Ogden’s Guitar Jamboree

The Aquarelle Guitar Quartet return for the fifth time as special guests for the Guitar Jamboree, as part of Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend 2019 at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Starting with rehearsals from 10am the Guitar Jamboree culminates in a concert at 2pm on Sunday 27th January, featuring a massed guitar orchestra of players of all ages and abilities, with the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet as the soloists. Together they will perform a new commission by Callum Dewar. The quartet will then give a half-hour performance of their own for the audience at the Bridgewater Hall.

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Aquarelle Guitar Quartet on Radio 3 In Tune on Monday 9th July

Aquarelle Guitar Quartet on Radio 3 In Tune on Monday 9th July

On Monday 9th July you will be able to hear the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet live on BBC Radio 3 In Tune.

Mike, Vasilis, James and Rory will be chatting to Sean Rafferty about their forthcoming concert at Buxton International Festival next week. They are also at Church Stretton Festival later in the month. They are also hugely looking forward to playing live from the Radio 3 In Tune studio; listen out for pieces by Ariel Ramirez, Alberto Ginastera and Astor Piazzolla, arranged for Guitar Quartet!

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Aquarelle Guitar Quartet at Sheffield Chamber Music Festival

Aquarelle Guitar Quartet at Sheffield Chamber Music Festival

The Aquarelle Guitar Quartet are delighted to be playing at the prestigious Sheffield Chamber Music Festival on Saturday afternoon. Their programme, entitled ‘Aspects’ – also the name of their latest recording for Chandos –  features classical favourites, irresistible tango and famous movie hits, perfect for music-lovers of all ages.

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